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Rubber: The Achilles Heel of Industrialization

Editor’s note: large sections of this article are inspired by Without Rubber, the Machines Stop by Stop Fossil Fuels. Deep Green Resistance does not endorse their organization or their analysis but it’s worth reading. by Liam Campbell It’s easy to take rubber for granted. Without it, most of the world’s vehicles would literally grind to … Continue reading Rubber: The Achilles Heel of Industrialization

Indigenous-Led Resistance

Water Is Life On May 19th, 2017, members of Deep Green Resistance Santa Barbara attended the Water Is Life: Standing With Standing Rock conference hosted at UC Santa Barbara.  This conference was presented by the Carsey-Wolf Center, the American Indian & Indigenous Collective, the American Indian Student Association, the Coastal Band of the Chumash Nation, the Division of Humanities and Fine Arts, the … Continue reading Indigenous-Led Resistance

Mosier Oil Train Accident: Stop The Flows

  On Friday, June 3rd, an oil train derailed in the town of Mosier, along the Columbia River Gorge. Eleven cars carrying highly volatile crude oil from the Bakken Oil Fields in North Dakota, Montana, and Saskatchewan came off the tracks, and several of them caught fire. When crude oil from Bakken burns, it reaches … Continue reading Mosier Oil Train Accident: Stop The Flows

Lierre Keith: The Oil Spill

By Lierre Keith / Deep Green Resistance Editor’s note: This first appeared in Mother Earth News on July 28, 2010.  We are republishing it on the sixth anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Everything that’s wrong with this culture is in the story now pouring out of a broken … Continue reading Lierre Keith: The Oil Spill

Krenak indigenous peoples impacted by Mariana mine spill tragedy call for expansion of territory

by Marcela Belchior / Adital via Intercontinental Cry What would initially appear to be the end of the line for the culture and survival of the Krenak indigenous people, impacted by the pollution of the Rio Doce, from the Mariana tragedy, in southeastern Brazil [state of Minas Gerais], could rekindle a 25 year struggle. After being left unable … Continue reading Krenak indigenous peoples impacted by Mariana mine spill tragedy call for expansion of territory

Dam breach of open pit iron ore mine catastrophic for Brazil

Cyntia Beltrão reports from Brazil on what may be the country’s worst environmental disaster ever, at the Samarco open pit project jointly owned by Vale and BHP Billiton: Last Thursday, November 5th, two dams containing mine tailings and waste from iron ore mining burst, burying the small historic town of Bento Rodrigues, district of Mariana, … Continue reading Dam breach of open pit iron ore mine catastrophic for Brazil

The threat bigger than toxic spills facing Western Rivers

    Industrial civilization and the living planet don’t mix; the former is destroying the latter. A recent article from Summit Daily details one of the threats; to rivers in Colorado and the Southwest.  Join Deep Green Resistance in working to help all rivers run free.   The threat bigger than toxic spills facing Western Rivers Gary … Continue reading The threat bigger than toxic spills facing Western Rivers

Against All Mining: The Kennecott Mine Must Be Stopped

This is an excerpt from an early draft of a forthcoming book about how “green technology” and “renewable energy” will not save the planet. One of the largest copper mines in the world is the Kennecott Bingham Canyon Mine, which is just outside Salt Lake City in the Oquirrh Mountains. Flying into the city, you … Continue reading Against All Mining: The Kennecott Mine Must Be Stopped

Secwepemc Women Warriors Against Imperial Metals

An update for Secwepemc Women Warriors Against Imperial Metals at https://fundrazr.com/campaigns/fqBgb/fp/a2BcQb?feed=updates On the 20th day after the Imperial Metals Mount Polley disaster and the 7th day of the sacred fire, camp members are treated to a very special feast. The day was spent preparing, feasting and reuniting with family and loved ones. Elder Jean Williams … Continue reading Secwepemc Women Warriors Against Imperial Metals

SW Energy responsible for oil spill in Green River–second spill from old well

By Kristen Moulton The Salt Lake Tribune First Published May 28 2014 07:16 pm • Last Updated May 29 2014 02:03 pm It likely will take crews another week to finish scraping oil-contaminated dirt and rocks from Salt Wash, a dry streambed on public land 12 miles south of Green River that was filled with … Continue reading SW Energy responsible for oil spill in Green River–second spill from old well